The average salary for a Molecular Biologist in Houston, Texas is $55,000.
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Job Description for Molecular Biologist
Molecular biologists work in a variety of settings that include hospitals, universities, independent laboratories, colleges, nonprofit companies, and government agencies. Most employers prefer that molecular biologists have a PhD in molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics, organic chemistry, or bioengineering. However, employers may consider candidates with a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and significant experience as a molecular biologist. Molecular biologists must be able to use …Read more
Molecular Biologist Tasks
- Research, identify, and test processes to improve formulations and technologies to create products.
- Create written and oral reports to convey findings, recommendations, and safety information.
- Maintain chain of custody and proper storage for samples, performing general lab duties to meet standards.
- Use scientific equipment to characterize specimens or products.
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Employees with Molecular Biologist in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 63.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (54.5% more) and Indianapolis, Indiana (9.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (9.1% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (1.9% less).
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